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The Healthy Waters Program is an outreach program within the Stormwater Division of the City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department. The program aims to educate the community on how to enhance the quality of our local waterways, address water quantity issues in our city and enrich natural habitat in our urban area.



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50K Tree Day – volunteer to help beautify your community!

The City of Oak Ridge’s Oak Ridge Healthy Waters Program is seeking volunteers to assist with the 50K Tree Day planting event on Saturday, February 27th from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. The location is 299 Old Edgemoor Road, across the street from Centennial Golf Course. 50K Tree Day is a s
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America Recycles Day in Clinton, TN – November 7th, 2015

Keep Anderson County Beautiful (KACB) will be hosting a special recycling program at Anderson County Career Technical Center at 140 Maverick Circle in Clinton next to the Anderson County High School on Saturday, November 7th from 10 AM to 2 PM (rain or shine). The event will be held o
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Stormwater Department Welcomes New AmeriCorps Members

The City of Oak Ridge Stormwater Management Department welcomes two AmeriCorps members to our community. In partnership with Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC), our department welcomes Ellen Comeau and Erin Kelbly as the City’s first AmeriCorps members. Ellen and E
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NPDES & MS4 History

The Stormwater NPDES program has been implemented in two phases. Phase I was designed for medium and large Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) and industry, and Phase II is designed to focus on stormwater discharges from small MS4s. Locally, the DOE facilities fell under the Phase I requirements and currently maintain a single NPDES permit which includes stormwater discharges.